Bemidji State women place 10th at NSIC Championships
Monday, April 27, 2009
BROOKINGS, S.D. - (Brookings Country Club) - The Bemidji State University women’s golf team completed the final round of the 2008-09 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Golf Championship Sunday. The Beavers posted a 370 (+82) to finish the 72-hole event with a total of 1,506 (+354) for 10th place at the par-72, 5,919-yard Brookings Country Club in Brookings, S.D. The BSU squad, which was in 10th after the first 36-holes played at Hillcrest Golf Club in St. Paul, Minn, Oct. 4-5, 2008, posted back-to-back rounds of 370 (+82) this weekend and was unable to make up any ground of the rest of the field. Concordia University-St. Paul carded 313 (+25) in each of the final two rounds of the event to post a 1,277 (+125) hold of a hard-charging Upper Iowa University squad that posted 303 (+15) and 305 (+17) in the final 36 holes to finish a single stroke behind the Golden Bears (,278 (+126)). Individually, Marissa Mackedanz (So., Paynesville, Minn.) paced the Beavers finishing in 33rd with a 72-hole total of 83-100-86-88--357 (+69). Senior Jenna Schurman (Sauk Centre, Minn.) was just nine shots back in 37th (88-94-92-92--366 (+78)) while Gretchen Trosen (So., Larimore, N.D.) finished 44th with 102-101-95-92--390 (+102) and Ciarra Paulson (Fr., Hermantown, Minn.) carded a 91-107-97-98--939 (+105) to sit 45th. Upper Iowa’s Rochelle Schmidt took home medalist honors firing a 78-79-75-75--307 (+19). She won the event by nine strokes over Courtney Sovereign of Winona State University (80-82-76-78--316 (+28)) and a log jam of five players that all finished with 318 (+30) to tie for third place overall. The NSIC Championships brought the Beavers’ 2008-09 women’s golf season to a close. It also served as senior Jenna Schurman’s final collegiate performance. The four-year member of the BSU golf team has been a pillar for the program serving as a captain for each of the last three seasons. 2008-09 NSIC Championship Final Team Results 1. Concordia-St. Paul 322-329-313-313--1,277 (+125) 2. Upper Iowa University 321-349-303-305--1,278 (+126) 3. Winona State University 321-337-323-321--1,302 (+150) 4. Minnesota State 329-339-316-320--1,304 (+152) 5. Augustana College 329-344-317-323--1,313 (+161) 6. Southwest Minnesota State 339-342-332-333--1,346 (+194) 7. St. Cloud State University 364-366-337-342--1,409 (+257) 8. Minnesota State Moorhead 360-356-350-353--1,419 (+267) 9. Wayne State College 359-361-342-364--1,426 (+274) 10. Bemidji State University 364-402-370-370--1,506 (+354) 11. Northern State 387-404-369-387--1,547 (+395) 12. Minnesota-Crookston 405-430-405-422--1,662 (+510) Bemidji State Individual Results 33. Mackedanz, Marissa 83-100-86-88--357 (+69) 37. Schurman, Jenna 88-94-92-92--366 (+78) 44. Trosen, Gretchen 102-101-95-92--390 (+102) 45. Paulson, Ciarra 91-107-97-98--393 (+105) dnc. Britni Felix dnc-dnc-106-114--220 dnc. Phillips, KiKi 111-125-dnc-dnc--236 --bsu--
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